Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship And Excellence In Education Foundation

Scholarship Opportunities in Mathematics, the Natural Sciences, and Engineering.

Am I Eligible?

For this scholarship opportunity, Creighton must nominate you for consideration at the national level. To be eligible for that nomination, you must:

  • Be a full-time matriculated sophomore or junior pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education during the academic year in question.
  • Have a college grade-point average of at least "B" (or the equivalent) and be in the upper fourth of his or her class. Keep in mind that Creighton nominees tend to have at least a 3.8 GPA.
  • Be a United States citizen, a permanent resident, or, in the case of nominees from American Samoa or the Commonwealth of the Mariana Islands, a United States national.
  • Be planning to and have a commitment towards a career in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering.

What Will I Receive?

Each scholarship covers eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 annually.



Please contact Dr. Erin Gross ( for the campus deadlines, the earliest of which entails a pre-application that tends to be due around Fall Break.